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Sep
2016
The wait is over! You’re not excited that your local coffee shop is now serving up pumpkin spice lattes. Just like you don’t...
13
Sep
2016
Lighter watercraft for portages! Many years ago, I did this trip with my first kayak, a 45 lb. yellow plastic kayak,...
12
Sep
2016
Two more pins! In early August, Paul and I set out to paddle Pink Pond and Little Pink Pond. It's my desire to pin...
7
Sep
2016
Break out the sweaters... It's definitely getting more noticeable by the day — fall is coming, and it's coming quick. The...
3
Sep
2016
Exciting Bird News! This summer, a new species has been added to the list of breeding birds of the Adirondacks. A pair of...
30
Aug
2016
Inspiration! Last summer when Alison mentioned she was going on a wilderness camping trip in September on the Oswegatchie...
30
Aug
2016
How is it that Labor Day Weekend is here already? Seriously, it seems like only yesterday it was Memorial Day and we were...
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Aug
2016
A Day at The Wild Center Last year I was able to visit The Wild Center with some friends, but only had enough time to visit...
24
Aug
2016
After moving to the Adirondacks five years ago, I knew then that every weekend would be spent trying to do something I hadn’t...
18
Aug
2016
Why South Creek? Due to our schedules, I had not paddled with my friend Elaine this summer. When our schedules...
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Aug
2016
Clueless! (the movie) In my opinion Clueless is one of the best movies from the 1990s! At least as far as a representative ...
10
Aug
2016
When you ask anyone in the Scotti family what their favorite Blue Jay story is they’ll take a thoughtful pause, run through...
10
Aug
2016
A Tucked Away Gem Rock Pond in the Spring Pond Bog Complex is a splendid paddling and birding spot. And so I was happy when I...
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Jul
2016
Tupper Lake is well known for its postcard-worthy moments in nature (or in today’s lingo, “selfie worthy”). Maybe it’s a photo...
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Jul
2016
Trying to eat healthy and pack on the energy while on the trail can be quite hard to do, and most hikers, paddlers, and outdoor...
20
Jul
2016
My chocolate lab Gilly is the best hiking buddy I can ask for. He pushes me to get outside and to keep climbing, he’s always up...
12
Jul
2016
Happy National Ice Cream Month, the most glorious month of the year!   Ice cream is one of my biggest weaknesses, and it's one...
7
Jul
2016
Headed to Green Pond! It was about 1:45 p.m. when I arrived at the Follensby Clear parking area's southern end, off Route 30....
6
Jul
2016
They bring out the chef in us! There is something cool and fascinating about s'mores. Whether you are a diehard s'mores fan (...
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Jun
2016
The brain functions better when it can breath! As a product of the Adirondacks myself, and now a mother to some Adirondack-...
22
Jun
2016
Stop in to P-2's Irish Pub on a weekend, and there's always plenty of smiling faces, good food, and flowing beer. It also...
21
Jun
2016
An early start I hate getting up early — it is far too tiring — but I like being up early. That’s when...
18
Jun
2016
What to do on a beautiful day in the Adirondacks? The forecast was in the 80s on this mid-June day, so when Trisa Minton asked...
15
Jun
2016
So, I've ridden a LOT of miles over the years. Most notably training for Ironman Lake Placid for the 2015 race. That training...

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